Tag Archives: G20

Why aren’t corporate tax cuts working?

Most economists now agree that Reaganomics actually didn’t result in any significant economic growth that wasn’t explained by regular economic cycles, while public debt exploded and private saving was reduced to almost nothing. The deficit grew every year until Bill Clinton raised tax rates in 1993, cutting the deficit in half in a single year.

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Bubbles and jazz and sammiches

This Saturday, Tay & I ventured down to Queen’s Park for the second consecutive weekend rally calling for a public G20 inquiry. Tay heard there would be bubble blowing, so we stocked up on dollar store bubbles and showed up …

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A quick G20 rant, probably not the last

This is going to be a short post, because I don’t have a lot of time right now. I just learned that Toronto City Council voted “unanimously” to commend the forces policing the G20 Summit in downtown Toronto two weekends …

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The weekend Toronto can never forget

First: disclosure. I have no affiliation with any political or activist group. I have previously been a member of the New Democratic Party, I’ve been to my share of rallies and demonstrations, and I generally identify myself as a strongly …

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